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Maggie Snyder, associate professor of viola at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, performs the October entry to the Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series in Ramsey Concert Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 8 p.m. 

Accompanied by Damon Denton on piano, Snyder will perform a recital of all-French inspired music, including works from Nadia Boulanger, George Enescu, Camargo Guarnieri, Maurice Ravel and Marcelle Soulage.

“This year's recital is a French-inspired program of music for viola which includes...

Percussion students from the Hugh Hodgson School of Music show off their composition and performance chops in the UGA Percussion Ensemble’s first fall concert in Ramsey Concert Hall on Wednesday, October 11, at 3:30 p.m. 

The ensemble will perform all original compositions, written by the performers themselves and inspired by the artwork of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Miles Davis and Thornton Dial. These artists were selected as part of an assignment given to the ensemble by its directors,...

University of Georgia students will perform the North American premiere of a new work from Australian composer Catherine Likhuta when the Thursday Scholarship Series returns to Hodgson Concert Hall on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m.

The premiere of “Scraps from a Madman’s Diary” brings together a rare pairing of major ensembles from the Hugh Hodgson School of Music: the Hodgson Wind Ensemble and the Hodgson Singers. Likhuta’s work, a 35-minute oratorio, is unique in a variety of...

Two Hugh Hodgson School of Music faculty members—David Zerkel, professor of tuba and euphonium, and Anatoly Sheludyakov, resident accompanist—come together for a unique performance in Ramsey Concert Hall on Wednesday, September 27, at 8 p.m.

The recital, titled “Take Me To Your Lieder,” draws on the concept of the “lied,” a type of song most often for solo voice and piano accompaniment. Each piece was written with this voice-piano duo in mind, so this recital will explore how these...

Liza Stepanova, assistant professor of piano at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, will perform a solo recital in Ramsey Concert Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m.

The concert celebrates the release of Stepanova's first solo album on CAG Records later this month. The title of the recording is "Tones & Colors." It is dedicated to the multitude of mutually inspiring connections between visual art and music. 

The program is divided into four sets, similar to visual art exhibition rooms. The first, a Spanish set,...

String faculty members of the University of Georgia will be joined by a first violinist of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in a string quartet recital in Ramsey Concert Hall on Friday, Sept. 8, at 8 p.m. 

Kenn Wagner, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra first violinist since 1995 and a faculty member at Kennesaw State University and Morehouse College, returns to the Hugh Hodgson School of Music to perform with frequent collaborators Michael Heald,...

The students of the University of Georgia Symphony Orchestra (UGASO), along with an unconventional combination of faculty soloists, usher in a new year of concerts for the Thursday Scholarship Series when the orchestra performs in Hodgson Concert Hall on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m.

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s flagship concert series opens with one of its most notable large ensembles performing classics from Barber, Haydn and Tchaikovsky.

The concert opens with Barber’s Second Essay for Orchestra....

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s first major concert of the 2017-2018 season evokes fire and ice in a Hodgson Wind Ensemble performance in Hodgson Concert Hall on Friday, Sept. 1, at 8 p.m.

The Hodgson School’s premier wind ensemble—led by Cynthia Johnston Turner, director of bands—is no stranger to adventurous, evocative works, but this concert’s program is particularly ambitious.

“The concert is a narrative from heat to ice,” said Johnston Turner. “And more subtly,...

Matthew Hoch, associate professor of voice at Auburn University, will perform with Auburn colleague Jeremy Samolesky, associate professor of piano, in a guest artist recital at the UGA Performing Arts Center’s Ramsey Concert Hall on Friday, Sept. 1, at 6 p.m.

The duo, hosted by the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, will perform a special recital that examines Franz Schubert’s final year, 1828, and the work he created in that year.

“The featured work on the program is ‘Schwanengesang,’ a collection of fourteen songs published as Schubert’s final collection...

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music hosts guest artists from the Southeast, South America and Europe for a three-day chamber music event on August 29-31 in the UGA Performing Arts Center.

The UGA International Chamber Music Festival will hold three performances in Ramsey Concert Hall at 8 p.m. each day of the festival, featuring international guest artists playing alongside Hodgson School faculty members.

Directed by Milton Masciadri, professor of double bass at the Hodgson School and a UNESCO Artist for Peace, the...

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